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Re: DBD::Pg and "invalid frontend message type 10"

From: Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
To: Scott Cain <cain(at)cshl(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: DBD::Pg and "invalid frontend message type 10"
Date: 2005-08-24 13:34:53
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On Wed, Aug 24, 2005 at 09:10:34AM -0400, Scott Cain wrote:
> I am a developer of a PostgreSQL powered application that, naturally,
> works fine in my hands, using verison 7.4.* (most recently, 7.4.8).  I
> have a user, however, that is getting this error message:
> DBD::Pg::db do failed: FATAL:  invalid frontend message type 10
> Can someone shed some light on where to start looking for the source of
> this problem?  I'm guessing the message is coming from postgres, since I
> can't find a string like that in DBD::Pg.

The message comes from the PostgreSQL backend; it's received a
message it doesn't understand.  What's different about your system
and the user's?  At what point in the connection does the user get
the error?  Can you run a sniffer on the connection to see what's

Michael Fuhr

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